Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bluemix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bluemix over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Bluemix
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1245 1279
Rank change year-on-year +145 +34 -
Permanent jobs citing Bluemix 87 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.059% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 13 35
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -47.50% +9.09% -

Bluemix is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30106 23662 19158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.10% 12.01% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24697 19988 15499
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,374 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Bluemix
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bluemix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bluemix.

Salary trend for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bluemix over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Bluemix in the UK

Bluemix
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bluemix within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +145 80 £70,000 +3.70% 7
UK excluding London +105 41 £31,500 -47.50% 3
London +93 40 £83,750 -16.25% 5
West Midlands - 27 £30,000 -
Midlands - 27 £30,000 -
South East +75 7 £67,500 +22.73% 1
East of England +8 3 - -
North of England - 3 £67,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Bluemix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bluemix.

1 87 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 83 (95.40%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (77.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (70.11%) IBM
5 43 (49.43%) PaaS
6 40 (45.98%) Node.js
7 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
8 35 (40.23%) NoSQL
8 35 (40.23%) AngularJS
9 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (37.93%) CSS
10 33 (37.93%) IaaS
11 32 (36.78%) Docker
12 31 (35.63%) C#
12 31 (35.63%) Java
13 28 (32.18%) Jenkins
14 26 (29.89%) LESS
14 26 (29.89%) DevOps
15 25 (28.74%) Google
16 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
16 24 (27.59%) MongoDB
17 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
18 21 (24.14%) Cloud Foundry
19 20 (22.99%) Ansible
19 20 (22.99%) .NET
20 19 (21.84%) Splunk
21 17 (19.54%) Puppet
21 17 (19.54%) Opscode Chef
21 17 (19.54%) Python
22 15 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform

Bluemix
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (24.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.60%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.45%) Confluence
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) Mule
6 2 (2.30%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.30%) nginx
6 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 87 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
2 83 (95.40%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (77.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (49.43%) PaaS
5 33 (37.93%) IaaS
6 15 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (12.64%) SaaS
8 9 (10.34%) Google App Engine
9 6 (6.90%) Force.com
9 6 (6.90%) OpenShift
9 6 (6.90%) SoftLayer
10 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (3.45%) GitHub
12 1 (1.15%) Akamai
12 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (1.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) SMTP
3 2 (2.30%) SSH
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) MPLS
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.23%) NoSQL
2 24 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
4 13 (14.94%) CouchDB
4 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (13.79%) Big Data
6 9 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
8 6 (6.90%) Data Lake
9 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (3.45%) Hazelcast
10 3 (3.45%) KDB
10 3 (3.45%) Kdb+
10 3 (3.45%) MySQL
10 3 (3.45%) SAP HANA
11 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.94%) JSUnit
3 8 (9.20%) gulp
3 8 (9.20%) Maven
4 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.05%) Vagrant
5 6 (6.90%) Subversion
6 5 (5.75%) Ant
6 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.75%) Gradle
6 5 (5.75%) JIRA
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium
8 3 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (3.45%) Babel
8 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.30%) GitLab
9 2 (2.30%) JUnit
9 2 (2.30%) webpack
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Publishing
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) Architect
3 25 (28.74%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (19.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Node.js Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Applications Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Graduate
8 7 (8.05%) Graduate Applications Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Applications Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Technology Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Azure Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.60%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) Node.js
2 35 (40.23%) AngularJS
3 33 (37.93%) CSS
4 26 (29.89%) LESS
5 20 (22.99%) .NET
6 12 (13.79%) Spring
7 10 (11.49%) RESTful
8 9 (10.34%) React
8 9 (10.34%) Web Services
9 8 (9.20%) JSON
9 8 (9.20%) Middleware
10 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.05%) HTML
11 6 (6.90%) Java EE
11 6 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (6.90%) Spring Boot
12 5 (5.75%) REST
13 4 (4.60%) Express
13 4 (4.60%) HTML5
13 4 (4.60%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) User Experience
2 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.75%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.45%) Equities
6 3 (3.45%) Fintech
6 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) Android
2 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.75%) CentOS
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) DevOps
3 15 (17.24%) Analytics
4 14 (16.09%) Open Source
5 13 (14.94%) MVC
6 12 (13.79%) Scrum
7 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.34%) Microservices
8 8 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (9.20%) Machine Learning
8 8 (9.20%) Migration
8 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.05%) Android Development
9 7 (8.05%) iOS Development
9 7 (8.05%) Mobile Development
9 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.75%) High Availability
11 5 (5.75%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (35.63%) C#
2 31 (35.63%) Java
3 17 (19.54%) Python
4 15 (17.24%) SQL
5 6 (6.90%) PHP
6 5 (5.75%) Perl
6 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) ES6
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) GCP
3 1 (1.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 32 (36.78%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) vCloud
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Ansible
2 17 (19.54%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (19.54%) Puppet
3 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
3 12 (13.79%) Terraform
4 5 (5.75%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.30%) Icinga
6 2 (2.30%) Mesos
6 2 (2.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (70.11%) IBM
2 25 (28.74%) Google
3 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 19 (21.84%) Splunk
5 13 (14.94%) VMware
6 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle
7 8 (9.20%) RightScale
8 7 (8.05%) New Relic
9 5 (5.75%) SAP
10 4 (4.60%) AppDynamics
11 3 (3.45%) GigaSpaces
11 3 (3.45%) Rackspace
11 3 (3.45%) Xamarin
12 2 (2.30%) Black Duck
12 2 (2.30%) Dell
12 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.30%) Veracode
12 2 (2.30%) WSO2